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Number of Visitors to Japan Top 10 M. at Fastest Pace

May 18, 2018

Tokyo- The number of visitors to Japan since the start of the year surpassed the 10-million mark on April 25, earlier than in any year in the past, the Tourism Agency said Thursday. Last year, the year-to-date figure topped the

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Temple in Oita, Japan, Offering Opportunities to Learn Islam

May 18, 2018

Nakatsu, Oita Pref.- A Buddhist temple in southwestern Japan is holding study meetings on Islam to offer opportunities for people to understand different cultures. Amid an increase in the number of Muslims studying in Japan or visiting the country for

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Fukushima Wins National Sake Competition for Uncharted 6th Year

May 18, 2018

Fukushima- Fukushima Prefecture won the national sake title for the unprecedented sixth straight year, the National Research Institute of Brewing said Thursday. The northeastern prefecture had the largest number of award-winning sake brands including 19 that earned the Gold Prize.

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Camilla’s Fashion Week

May 17, 2018

Sydney- A Japanese dancer performs during Australian designer Camilla’s show during Fashion Week Australia in Sydney on Thursday, 17 May 2018. AFP-Jiji Press

Art exhibit in Salamanca

May 17, 2018

Spain- A view of the exhibition of Japanese artist Toshima Yasumasa in Salamanca, Spain, on Thursday, 17 May 2018. The exhibition, organized by the Salamanca University, will be open to public from 18 May to 15 June 2018. EPA-Jiji Press

Popular Japanese Singer Hideki Saijo Dies at 63

May 17, 2018

Tokyo- Japanese singer Hideki Saijo, who grabbed the hearts of young women and many other fans mainly in the 1970s with hit songs including “Kizudarake no Lola” (Scarred Lola), died of acute heart failure at a hospital in Yokohama, Kanagawa

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Int’l Team Finds Most Distant Oxygen in Universe

May 17, 2018

Tokyo- An international team including Japanese astronomers has said it detected a signal of oxygen in a galaxy 13.28 billion light-years away, the most distant place where the presence of oxygen has been confirmed. “I was thrilled to see the

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Japanese Whiskey Shortages Becoming Acute

May 17, 2018

Tokyo- Shortages of Japanese whiskey are becoming more acute due to the product’s growing popularity. Demand for Japanese whiskey has been growing amid its improved global recognition following prizes in overseas competitions as well as the popularity of highball, or

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